The 200 or so people who packed into Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday for the South Burnett Mayor’s Christmas charity lunch took home some key messages … be grateful and cherish community.
Two councils announced their 2020 holidays this week, and the SBRC its Christmas closure times.
The Go Getta Girls running club have been given a licence to occupy the old croquet shed in Kingaroy’s Memorial Park after councillors set aside conflict of interest declarations by two of their number.
South Burnett Regional Council has agreed to permanently close a 3.3km section of Ridge Road at Neumgna to allow Meandu Mine to expand
South Burnett ratepayers will continue to subsidise Swickers’ water supply by $150,000 a year after Councillors voted to extend a discount on water supply charges to June 2020.
Cherbourg Council has called for tenders for major upgrades to the community’s water supply infrastructure.
South Burnett Regional Council graded 500 unsealed roads during the past year, and each of them will be receiving a second patrol grade in 2020.
There are still seats available for this year’s Mayor’s Community Luncheon at Kingaroy Town Hall on Friday (November 22).
South Burnett Regional Council reduced its debt by $5.5 million and increased its cash reserves to $48 million in 2018-19.
Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio confirmed on Tuesday morning that he would be restanding at the March 2020 Local Government elections.
The devastating bushfire in the Pechey area over the past few days has affected Toowoomba’s water supply.
Families and communities across Queensland’s 33 fully drought-declared and four partially drought-declared council areas will be supported with a new State Government grant package.
The South Burnett’s annual Christmas Lights Competition will have a new prize this year: a Santa Claus Lane perpetual award.
One of Kingaroy’s long-lost tourist attractions will be given a new lease of life in the next few months.
UPDATE: Toowoomba Regional Council has approved its water tank subsidy scheme
A State of Fire Emergency has been declared across 42 Local Government Areas in Queensland
The State Government announced this week that work will begin soon on developing a new Regional Plan aimed at boosting jobs in the Wide Bay Burnett region.
Kingaroy’s Visitor Information Centre complex may soon have a new resident … but only if he can be attached to the inside of the roof.
South Burnett Regional Council CEO Mark Pitt has had a slightly longer name since June.
Cherbourg Council picked up a surprise award last week when representatives were called down to Brisbane for a ceremony to mark the first birthday of Queensland’s Containers for Change scheme.
Candidates for next year’s local government elections, including sitting councillors and mayors who plan to run again, are now required to complete an online training course before they nominate.
Two years’ data about usage of the South Burnett Rail Trail has been removed from Council records because of concerns about its accuracy.
South Burnett Regional Council has assured residents that the town water is safe to drink
Sections of bitumen roads in the Cooyar and Yarraman areas will be resealed as part of Toowoomba Regional Council’s $8 million annual regional road reseal program.